North Island struck by 6.1 magnitude Earthquake

North Island struck by 6.1 magnitude Earthquake

Following shakes in Christchurch earlier in the evening, the whole of the North Island and parts of the northern South Island felt a magnitude 6.1 earthquake. The earthquake was 33 km deep and struck 120 km east of Te Araroa. It reportedly occurred at 7:37 pm, with many thousands across...

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Thousands feel magnitude 3.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

Thousands feel magnitude 3.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

According to GeoNet, a magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook Christchurch and surrounding areas on Monday night at 5:52 pm. The earthquake was 8 km deep and struck about 10 km south-east of Christchurch, From the epicentre, the shake was reported to be felt across the whole city. Over 2700 people reported...

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Police appeal for sightings of missing 43-year-old Christchurch Woman

Police appeal for sightings of missing 43-year-old Christchurch Woman

Canterbury Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate missing 43-year-old Tracy Graham from Christchurch. Tracy Graham has been missing for the last two days. She was last seen at The Groynes at around 3 pm on Saturday. If anyone has seen Graham or knows any further information about...

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Kāpiti Mayor excited to celebrate Easter after eyeballing Chocolate Bunny for two days

Kāpiti Mayor excited to celebrate Easter after eyeballing Chocolate Bunny for two days

Kāpiti Coast Mayor K Gurunathan has been eager for the last two days to finally dig in and celebrate a sugar chime of Easter Holiday remarks. From admiring to adoring a Chocolate Easter Bunny, it finally comes to light from the mayor himself in an Instagram post. In the photo...

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National: Confusing Easter Trading rules should be reviewed

National: Confusing Easter Trading rules should be reviewed

National’s Workplace Relations spokesperson, Scott Simpson, is furious that Easter Trading rules are confusing for business owners and locals. “New Zealand’s confusing, outdated, and inconsistent Easter trading rules should be reviewed. The rules are out of step with the world we live in. It makes no sense that some businesses...

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Overnight crash in Taupō injures three, one critically

Overnight crash in Taupō injures three, one critically

An overnight crash has lead to one person facing critical injuries, one in a serious condition and a third person in a moderate condition. Two cars crashed into each other at around 12:20 am between Palmer Mill Road and Tram Road. A rescue Helicopter and emergency services were reportedly at...

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Benedict Cumberbatch claims that he is COVID-19 ‘patient zero’

Benedict Cumberbatch claims that he is COVID-19 ‘patient zero’

Famous British actor, Benedict Cumberbatch, made claims that he is ‘patient zero’ of the Coronavirus Pandemic. He flew from South Africa alleging that he helped spread COVID-19 around the world before cases started to emerge. Cumberbatch visited New Zealand with his wife, three sons and parents, who are in their...

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New Zealand’s Timber shortage has help on the way

New Zealand’s Timber shortage has help on the way

A new timber processing plant will be opening in Rotorua within a few weeks. It will help the current shortage. Red Stag group CEO, Marty Verry, says the plat will add five percent capacity to the country’s wood processing sector. “That equates to around two thousand dwelling units or most...

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